Thursday, June 20, 2024

Give Him Shelter: Mick Jagger Has COVID, Rolling Stones Postpone Amsterdam Show and…Who Knows?


No one can escape the claws of COVID. Ringo Starr’s tour is on hold, Hugh Jackman is sick on Broadway. And now, Mick Jagger. The Rolling Stones’ front man has apologized for being ill, but it’s not his fault. Just being on tour exposes every band member in all bands to the virus. It’s a roll of the dice.

The Rolling Stones cancelled their show tonight in Amsterdam. Next up is Friday in Bern, Switzerland.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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